SPRINGFIELD – Maxine Delores Wells, 92, of Springfield died Monday, April 26, 2010, at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born Aug, 4, 1917, in Missouri, the daughter of William Edgar and Alice Pearl Moffitt Harris. She married William Ward Wells on Sept. 23, 1933. He preceded her in death on March 7, 1987.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; 1 son, Charles William Wells; 4 sisters, Dorothy Lyons, Annabelle Sexton, Sue Carol Allen and Marilyn Kay Shures; and 1 brother, J.W. Harris.
She is survived by her son, Larry W. (Keitha) Wells; daughter in law, Lois Wells; sisters, Donna Smith and Alice Kleinschmidt; brothers, William Harris, Paul Harris and Samuel Harris; 5 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Maxine was a homemaker.
She was a former member of Clementine Presbyterian Church.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, May 2, 2010, at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 3, 2010, at Staab Funeral Home, Kathy Swaar, CLP, officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.
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